The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 37 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 82 59 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.22% 7.17% 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.06% 24.48% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68 45 10
Average salary £39,637 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.24% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Visual Studio
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
303 241 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 30.36% 29.28% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 259 184 97
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 128 (92.75%) C#
2 117 (84.78%) .NET
3 90 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 62 (44.93%) VB.NET
5 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
6 51 (36.96%) Web Services
7 50 (36.23%) SQL
8 49 (35.51%) jQuery
9 44 (31.88%) MS Excel
10 42 (30.43%) MVC
11 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
11 40 (28.99%) HTML
11 40 (28.99%) CSS
12 38 (27.54%) OO
13 37 (26.81%) WCF
14 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
15 32 (23.19%) XML
15 32 (23.19%) VB
16 29 (21.01%) Web Development
16 29 (21.01%) Computer Science
17 26 (18.84%) .NET Framework
17 26 (18.84%) VB6
17 26 (18.84%) XSLT
18 25 (18.12%) Degree
18 25 (18.12%) HTML5
19 24 (17.39%) Ajax
20 23 (16.67%) TDD
21 22 (15.94%) Silverlight
21 22 (15.94%) Mobile Development
22 21 (15.22%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (15.22%) IIS
2 9 (6.52%) CMS
3 8 (5.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Intranet
2 5 (3.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (9.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.07%) SQLite
7 4 (2.90%) Firebird
7 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.35%) NUnit
3 6 (4.35%) Subversion
3 6 (4.35%) StyleCop
4 4 (2.90%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (5.80%) Publishing
2 3 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 125 (90.58%) Developer
2 80 (57.97%) .NET Developer
3 66 (47.83%) C# Developer
4 36 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (21.01%) Software Developer
6 23 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 23 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 22 (15.94%) C# Web Developer
8 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (10.87%) Junior Developer
9 15 (10.87%) Junior Software Developer
9 15 (10.87%) Junior
10 14 (10.14%) Senior Developer
10 14 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (8.70%) Programmer
11 12 (8.70%) Software Programmer
11 12 (8.70%) C# Programmer
12 9 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (5.07%) WPF Developer
13 7 (5.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (84.78%) .NET
2 90 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 51 (36.96%) Web Services
4 49 (35.51%) jQuery
5 40 (28.99%) CSS
5 40 (28.99%) HTML
6 37 (26.81%) WCF
7 32 (23.19%) XML
8 26 (18.84%) XSLT
8 26 (18.84%) .NET Framework
9 25 (18.12%) HTML5
10 24 (17.39%) Ajax
11 22 (15.94%) Silverlight
12 13 (9.42%) LINQ
12 13 (9.42%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (6.52%) XHTML
14 7 (5.07%) WPF
14 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.87%) Open Source
2 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.52%) User Experience
4 6 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.72%) W3C
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) MVC
2 38 (27.54%) OO
3 29 (21.01%) Web Development
4 23 (16.67%) TDD
5 22 (15.94%) Mobile Development
6 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (13.77%) OOP
8 16 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.14%) OOD
10 11 (7.97%) Scrum
11 10 (7.25%) Content Management
12 9 (6.52%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (5.80%) Web Accessibility
14 7 (5.07%) Data Migration
14 7 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.07%) Migration
15 6 (4.35%) BDD
16 5 (3.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (92.75%) C#
2 62 (44.93%) VB.NET
3 50 (36.23%) SQL
4 40 (28.99%) JavaScript
5 32 (23.19%) VB
6 26 (18.84%) VB6
7 12 (8.70%) Java
8 11 (7.97%) F#
9 7 (5.07%) Lua
10 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.72%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (18.12%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.45%) MCSA
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Adobe
2 9 (6.52%) OpenText
2 9 (6.52%) RedDot
2 9 (6.52%) Google
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.72%) Akamai
3 1 (0.72%) ForgeRock
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago